February 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

DTMA likely to receive taps in near future

Soon enough, Derry Township Municipal Authority (DTMA) likely will have sewer taps.  Solicitor William McCabe said on Wednesday that the authority may receive taps within a month after the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP More...

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf says he has treatable prostate cancer

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. More...

General News

Man left woman’s body by road after she died in his bathroom

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

CDC: 14 more US reports of possible Zika spread through sex

NEWYORK (AP) — U.S. More...

Saudi oil minister says market should handle low prices

HOUSTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s oil minister said Tuesday that production cuts to boost oil prices won’t work, and that instead the market should be allowed to work even if that forces some operators out of business.  More...

Editorial

Court action on climate plan a disappointing speed bump

Lost amid the unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia last week and the immediately ensuing political battle over whether President Barack Obama should nominate a successor (he should) has been a high court ruling with potentially gl More...

Political Cartoon

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Why me?

Off The Wall

How many times have you heard others exclaim, “Why me?” Or, “Why is this happening to me?” Or, “Why did God let that happen?”  I've heard all three, and I can only surmise you have, too.  More...

Lifestyles

GL Community Chorus Recruiting Party Tuesday

Greater Latrobe Community Chorus will host a Grand Recruiting Party 6:30 p.m. More...

Pitt-Greensburg: Monday speaker to discuss ‘Constitutionalism, Political Participation’

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will host a presentation by Brian Harward, Ph.D., on “Constitutionalism and Political Participation” on Monday, Feb. 29, from noon to 1 p.m. More...

Campus Corner

Sara Aubrey Tyberg, a senior sociology major at Dickinson College, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester, the Carlisle campus reported Tuesday.  More...

EWCTC honors GL photography student

An award-winning photography student was honored Wednesday by the Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (EWCTC) as the student of the month at the joint operating committee’s regular meeting. More...

Strolling through the park

Two of a kind. More...

State police academy cheating probe ensnares 29 cadets

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An investigation into cheating at the Pennsylvania State Police academy has effectively forced out 29 cadets, the force’s commander said Wednesday, just three weeks before the class is scheduled to graduate.  More...

Rt. 30 closes for public’s safety

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Local & State News

Police: Nurse had 4-5 beers before assisting in VAoperation

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. More...

Baker Knoll quits Democratic primary for Pennsylvania treasurer

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A candidate for the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania state treasurer is dropping out of the race for the office once held by his mother.  More...

Trial ordered in crash of car into canal that killed 2

LIMERICK, Pa. More...

World News

Rubio pushed for land deal as he backed law limiting critics

WASHINGTON (AP) - Marco Rubio stood before Miami- Dade County officials in May 2002 and pushed them to permit a multimillion-dollar industrial development to be built on restricted land near the Florida Everglades.  More...

For some turned-off GOP voters, grudging acceptance of Trump

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. More...

Republicans barrel toward Super Tuesday

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. More...

Sports

’Cats come up just short in wild, 2OT playoff thriller against Pine-Richland

That was the overwhelming emotion flowing through the Greater Latrobe locker room following a gut-wrenching, lay-it-all on-the-line, 77-75, double overtime defeat against No. More...

DA wrestlers look to keep it going in WPIAL tourney

Head coach Mike Weinell has observed the brackets, given them a good look-see and has come to some conclusions about how things might line up for his Derry Area wrestling team this weekend at South Fayette High School.  The young Trojans, led by More...

Strong fourth quarter lifts SVC women to PAC semis

The St. Vincent College women’s basketball team used a strong fourth quarter to beat host Grove City, 56-44, in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference playoff quarterfinals Wednesday.  More...

Entertainment

In tech: Asus security, ABC on Sling, Samsung playground

The Federal Trade Commission says Asus has agreed to settle complaints that its routers lacked needed security, which led to the exposure of the personal information of thousands of people.  The FTC says Asus marketed the routers as having signi More...

Police Roundup

POLICE ROUNDUP

Alcohol brought to school  State police at Greensburg report on Feb. 11, at the Outside In School in Fairfield Township, a boy brought alcohol in from home and gave it to another boy who drank it.  Items stolen from construction site   More...

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